HONEST GAME IN THE NEWS

HONEST GAME WINS $50,000 AT CHICAGO BULLS PITCH COMPETITION

Chicago, May 24, 2020

A local startup that helps high school athletes with college eligibility requirements landed a $50,000 investment at the first-ever Chicago Bulls Venture Competition. Honest Game, a company that creates a tool to help high school athletes navigate the college eligibility process, took home a $50,000 equity investment from LOUD Capital, a Columbus-based VC firm that partnered with the Bulls on the competition on Tuesday night.

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LEGAL CAREER PATHS: FROM PRACTICING SECURITIES LITIGATION TO EMPOWERING STUDENT ATHLETES

Chicago, April 20, 2021

Joyce shares about her career path from BigLaw litigator to student athlete advisor to Co-Founder and COO of Honest Game—as well as her advice for fellow lawyers-turned-entrepreneurs. Continue reading...

FEMALE FOUNDERS: KIM MICHELSON OF HONEST GAME ON WHY WE NEED MORE WOMEN FOUNDERS, AND THE FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO THRIVE AS A FOUNDER

Chicago, March 26, 2021

There are many reasons why women often make excellent founders. Due to existing gender gaps in many important domains of work and family life, women are accustomed to juggling priorities and making difficult decisions. In addition, women tend to be excellent communicators. These skills are critical to founder success. Continue reading...

LAUNCHING A STARTUP DURING A PANDEMIC

Chicago, March 18, 2021

Lauren Conaway of Startup Hustle interviews Honest Game CEO, Kim Michelson, about launching a startup during a pandemic. Continue reading...

THE ITEMS THAT KIM MICHELSON, CO-FOUNDER OF HONEST GAME, NEEDS TO LEAD

Chicago, January 26, 2021

Kim Michelson co-founded Honest Game in 2019 with the idea that every student should have equal access to a great education. The Chicago-based company helps student athletes maintain college eligibility and receive scholarships through its automated platform. Continue reading...

FORMER ILLINOIS BASKETBALL PHENOM JON SCHEYER SUPPORTS HOMETOWN STARTUP HONEST GAME

Chicago, October 15, 2020

Former Glenbrook North High School All Star and Duke University All-American Jon Scheyer brings his deep knowledge and experience of the athletics space back to support his hometown of Chicago as an advisor to Honest Game. Honest Game, founded in 2019 by Kim Michelson and Joyce Anderson, is a Chicago startup in the sports technology space. Honest Game’s technology helps high school athletes navigate the college academic eligibility process. Continue reading...

JOYCE ANDERSON OF HONEST GAME: “WHEN HUMANITY STRUGGLES, WE DEVELOP GRIT AND COMPASSION FOR OTHERS”

Chicago, May 24, 2020

Two words: grit and compassion. When humanity struggles, we develop grit and compassion for others. I’m confident we will come out stronger from COVID-19. We may have to take three steps back but eventually; we will take one giant step towards progress. Continue reading...

CHICAGO SPORTS STARTUP IS HELPING HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETES BECOME COLLEGE ATHLETES

Chicago, August 4, 2020

For high school athletes with dreams of playing their favorite sport in college, keeping tabs on how to academically qualify for collegiate athletics can be an onerous task. But a Chicago sports startup is working with schools to help student athletes reach their full potential. Continue reading...

HONEST GAME LAUNCHED INTO THE TEETH OF THE PANDEMIC. HERE’S HOW IT GREW.

Chicago, April 29, 2020

We met up at a bustling coffee shop in January 2019. I had met Joyce Anderson years before. She was an expert advising high school student-athletes on college recruiting and academic eligibility, and I was the executive director of a non-profit providing academic tutoring, mentorship and athletic training for under-resourced student-athletes. I came prepared to read my manifesto about bringing equal access to student-athletes everywhere using technology Continue reading...

THE FUTRSPRT INTERVIEW SERIES: HONEST GAME CO-FOUNDERS JOYCE ANDERSON & KIM MICHELSON

Chicago, April 16, 2020

FUTRSPRT Interview Series presents conversations with some of the sharpest minds in sports tech. Leaving no angle of competition or fan experience unscathed FUTRSPRT showcases those creating the future of sports right before our eyes. Continue reading...

BUILDING A BUSINESS WITH THE FOUNDERS OF HONEST GAME

Chicago, April 14, 2020

Honest Game helps high school student-athletes meet and keep track of their academic requirements to meet and maintain eligibility for NCAA athletics. Honest Game looks to level the playing field for promising student-athletes from underresourced backgrounds who might not have access to college counselors or school athletic directors to advise on core curriculum course selection or on post-secondary admissions exams. Continue reading...

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